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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Psychemedics Corporation (NASDAQ:PMD), there's is a company with great financial health as well as a an impressive track record of performance. Below, I've touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, take a look at the report on Psychemedics here.
Flawless balance sheet with proven track record
Over the past few years, PMD has demonstrated a proven ability to generate robust returns of 21%. Unsurprisingly, PMD surpassed the Healthcare industry return of 14%, which gives us more confidence of the company's capacity to drive earnings going forward. PMD is financially robust, with ample cash on hand and short-term investments to meet upcoming liabilities. This indicates that PMD has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a crucial insight into the health of the company. PMD's has produced operating cash levels of 4.52x total debt over the past year, which implies that PMD's management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.
For Psychemedics, there are three key factors you should further research:
- Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for PMD’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for PMD’s outlook.
- Valuation: What is PMD worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether PMD is currently mispriced by the market.
- Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of PMD? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!
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